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2014 PBA50 Season
Articles and information on the 2014 PBA50 Tour season.

Walter Ray Williams, Jr. Wins PBA50 Treasure Island Resort & Casino Open
Walter Ray Williams, Jr. won his ninth career PBA50 title by defeating fellow PBA Hall of Famer Tom Baker in the championship match of the PBA50 Treasure Island Resort & Casino Open.

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Bowling - Articles, Techniques and Resources
Bowling instruction, tutorials, and information. Learn how to bowl strikes, pick up spares, score a game of bowling, how to choose a bowling ball and everything else you want to know about bowling, including oil patterns and biographies on professional bowlers.

Osku Palermaa Bowler Profile - Profile of PBA Bowler Osku Palermaa
A profile of professional bowler Osku Palermaa, the first two-handed bowler to win a major title on the PBA Tour.

Bowling Glossary - Bowling Terms and Language
A glossary of bowling terms and their definitions.

Ditch
Defining the ditch in bowling.

Ankle Shot
Defining an ankle shot in bowling.

Brooklyn Pocket
Defining the Brooklyn pocket in bowling.

Picket Fence - Bowling Glossary - Picket Fence Leave
A definition of a picket fence in bowling.

Rail
Defining a rail in bowling.

Jack Jurek Wins South Shore Open for First Career PBA50 Title
Jack Jurek's first PBA50 Tour title comes in the South Shore Open in Hammond, Indiana, with a victory over Hall of Famer Randy Pedersen in the championship match.

Jack Jurek Bowler Profile - Profile of PBA Bowler Jack Jurek
A profile of professional bowler Jack Jurek, widely considered the nicest guy on Tour as well as a formidable bowler.

Tom Baker’s Dozen: Wins 12th PBA50 Title in Dayton Classic
Tom Baker defeated Norm Duke and won his 12th career PBA50 title, tying him for second on the all-time titles list.

Norm Duke - Profile of PBA Tour Bowler Norm Duke
A profile of professional bowler Norm Duke, recognized as one of the top PBA Tour bowlers of all time.

PBA Senior Player of the Year Award - History of the PBA Senior Player of the Year Award
A list of every winner of the PBA Senior Player of the Year Award in History.

Pro Tours & Bowlers - PBA Tour, PBA Women's Series, Pro Bowlers
Get information on the PBA Tour, PBA Women's Series, and all the prominent bowlers, past and present.

Pete Weber Wins Third Title of Career in PBA50 Fort Wayne Classic
Pete Weber defeated fellow Hall of Famer Randy Pedersen in the title match of the Fort Wayne Classic to win his first championship of the 2014 PBA50 season.

Bill McCorkle Wins Inaugural PBA50 Super Senior National Event
Bill McCorkle defeated Johnny Petraglia in the title match of the 2014 PBA50 Dick Weber Super Senior Classic.

Walter Ray Williams, Jr. - Profile of PBA Tour Bowler Walter Ray Williams, Jr.
A profile of professional bowler Walter Ray Williams, Jr., the all-time leader in wins on the PBA Tour.

2014 PBA50 Winners - Formerly PBA Senior Tour
All the winners from the 2014 PBA50 Tour season.

Tandem
Defining a tandem in bowling.

Pull
Defining a pull in bowling.

Sweeper
Defining a sweeper in bowling.

Do Work
Investigating the meaning of

2011-2012 PBA Tour Season - Information and Articles on the 2011-2012 PBA Tour Season
A collection of statistics and information on the 2011-2012 PBA Tour season.

2014 PBA Tour Season
Articles and information covering the 2014 PBA Tour and PBA League seasons in their entirety.

2012-2013 PBA Tour Season
Information, stats and observations on the 2012-2013 PBA Tour season.

2011-2012 PBA Tour Event Recaps
Recapping all the events over the course of the 2011-2012 PBA Tour season.

2012-2013 PBA Tour Event Recaps
Recapping all the PBA Tour events from the 2012-2013 PBA Tour season.

PBA League - 2012-2013 PBAL Season
Information, recaps and analysis of the inaugural season of the Professional Bowlers Association League.

2014 PBA League
Articles and information on the 2014 PBA League season.

2014 PBA Tour Event Recaps
Articles recapping the televised finals for all 2014 PBA Tour events.

2011 PBA Senior Tour Season
Information and recaps on all the events and stories from the 2011 PBA Senior Tour season.

2012 PBA Senior Tour Season
Information and recaps on all the events and stories from the 2012 PBA Senior Tour Season.

2013 PBA50 Season - Formerly PBA Senior Tour
Articles and information pertaining to the 2013 PBA50, formerly Senior Tour, season.

Mike Dias Wins PBA50 Grants Pass Open, Second Career PBA50 Title
Mike Dias became the first bowler not in the PBA Hall of Fame to win a PBA50 title this season, defeating Dale Eagle in the championship match.

Tom Baker Wins PBA50 Northern California Classic
Tom Baker won his 11th career PBA50 title when he triumphed over Parker Bohn III in the championship match of the PBA50 Northern California Classic.

Walter Ray Williams, Jr. Wins USBC Senior Masters for First PBA50 Major
Walter Ray Williams, Jr. defeated 2010 USBC Masters champion Mike Edwards to get to the title match, then ousted undefeated Jack Jurek for Williams' first PBA50 major championship.

PBA Experience Scorpion Oil Pattern and How to Play It
A description of the Scorpion oil pattern.

Chameleon - PBA Experience Oil Pattern
A description of the Chameleon oil pattern.

Norm Duke is One for One in PBA50 Majors After Winning Senior U.S. Open
Norm Duke earned the top seed in his first career PBA50 major, then defeated fellow Hall of Famer Pete Weber in the title match to secure the championship.

Bowling Finger Position Adjustments Guide
A quick tutorial on how and when to alter your finger position to control your shots.

Cleaning Your Bowling Shoes With a Wire Brush
The soles of your bowling shoes will wear over time, causing you to lose some of your slide on the approach. Learn how to combat that with a wire brush.

How to Score a Game of No-Tap Bowling
An explanation of how to score a no-tap game of bowling.

Jason Belmonte Climbs Stepladder, Wins 10th Career Title in Oklahoma Open
Jason Belmonte qualified fifth, won four matches and won his 10th career PBA Tour title by defeating E.J. Tackett in the finals of the Oklahoma Open.

Fingertip Bowling Grip Overview and Benefits
A quick overview of using the fingertip bowling grip.

Yank
Defining a yank in bowling.

Bowling (PBA) Viper Oil Pattern Description
A description of the Viper oil pattern.

String
Defining a string of strikes in bowling.

Six Pack
Defining a six pack in bowling.

Animal-Themed Oil Patterns - PBA Experience Sport League
A collection of the PBA's animal-themed oil patterns, commonly used in sport leagues and also in various PBA tournaments.

Bill O’Neill Wins Badger Open, Fifth Career PBA Tour Title
An impressive performance from Brian Valenta in his TV debut came to an end when Bill O'Neill overcame battered lane conditions to win his fifth title.

Sean Rash Rolls 300, Wins Four Matches for Eighth Career Title
Sean Rash threw a 300 game and defeated four opponents on his way to his eighth career PBA Tour title in the 2014 Wolf Open.

Ronnie Russell Wins Second Career PBA Tour Title in Bear Open
Ronnie Russell won three matches on extremely tough conditions to win the 2014 Bear Open for his second career PBA Tour title.

Greek Church Split Definition in Bowling
A definition of a Greek Church in bowling.

Stepladder Competition Format Example in Bowling
A brief explanation on the stepladder format of competition, often used to determine PBA Tour champions.

Jason Belmonte Bowler Profile
A profile of professional bowler Jason Belmonte, the most famous two-handed bowler in the world.

Bill O'Neill Bowler Profile - Profile of PBA Bowler Bill O'Neill
A profile of professional bowler Bill O'Neill, the 2006 PBA Rookie of the Year.

2014 PBA Tour Winners
All the winners from the 2014 PBA Tour season.

Benefits of Joining a Bowling League
Have you ever considered joining a bowling league but didn't actually do it? Here are the top 10 reasons to reconsider and finally join the ranks of league bowlers.

Reactive Resin Bowling Balls and Cover Stocks
An overview of reactive-resin cover stocks and bowling balls.

Why Am I Leaving the 7 Pin? - Left-Handed Bowlers
For left-handed bowlers. The science behind one of bowling's great frustrations - throwing a seemingly perfect strike ball but leaving the 7 pin.

Bowling Etiquette: How to Behave in a Bowling Alley
A quick overview of bowling etiquette you should follow in a bowling alley.

Deuce - Bowling Glossary - 200 or Better
A definition of a deuce in bowling.

How Bowling Oil Breaks Down
An explanation of what it means to

PBA Tour 2013 USBC Masters Players and Winner
Jason Belmonte went undefeated through match play, earning the top seed in the stepladder finals, where he threw the back six to clinch his first PBA Tour major title.

Bowling Approach Speed Adjustments Tutorial
A quick tutorial on how and when to use speed adjustments to your advantage.

Bowling Tweener Style and Characteristics
Bowlers who combine some elements of cranking with some elements of stroking are known as tweeners.

USBC Masters Champions in History List
A list of every USBC Masters champion in history.

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How to Calculate Your Bowling Average
A quick explanation of how to calculate your bowling average.

Throwing Rocks - Bowling Glossary - Fast Ball, High Scores
A definition of throwing rocks in bowling.

2011-2012 PBA Top Bowling Tour Money Winners
The top 20 bowlers, based on money earned, from the 2011-2012 PBA Tour season.

Positive Axis Point on a Bowling Ball
A quick explanation of a bowler's positive axis point and how it can help you when getting equipment drilled.

Urethane Cover Stock Bowling Balls Overview
An overview of urethane cover stocks and bowling balls.

Bumper Bowling Invention and Effect on Bowling
Bumper bowling involves blocking the gutters from a lane, meaning people of all ages and abilities have a legitimate chance to knock down pins and enjoy a game of bowling.

Plastic and Polyester Cover Stock Bowling Balls
An overview of plastic and polyester cover stocks and bowling balls.

Bowling - New York City WTT KingPins Profile
A profile of the New York City WTT KingPins, owned by Billie Jean King and featuring franchise player Pete Weber.

What is the Bowling Ball Side Weight Hole?
Why do some bowling balls have four holes in them? What is a weight hole? It all stems from side weight.

How to Pick Up Spares (Righties) - Find Strike Ball
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pick up spares by making simple adjustments in your starting position.

How to Pick Up Spares - Evaluate Your Leave
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pick up spares by making simple adjustments in your starting position.

How to Pick Up Spares - Adjust Your Starting Position
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pick up spares by making simple adjustments in your starting position.

How to Pick Up Spares - Pick Up the 1, 3, 5 or 8 Pin
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pick up spares by making simple adjustments in your starting position.

How to Pick Up Spares - Pick Up the 2 or 4 Pin
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pick up spares by making simple adjustments in your starting position.

How to Pick Up Spares - Pick up the 6 or 9 Pin
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pick up spares by making simple adjustments in your starting position.

How to Pick Up Spares - Pick Up the 7 Pin
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pick up spares by making simple adjustments in your starting position.

How to Pick Up Spares - Pick Up the 10 Pin
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pick up spares by making simple adjustments in your starting position.

How to Pick Up Spares - Use Common Sense
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pick up spares by making simple adjustments in your starting position.

Ball Adjustments - Bowling Adjustments - Changing Bowling Balls
A quick tutorial on how and when to change bowling balls.

Virgin Oil - Bowling Glossary - Fresh Oil
A definition of virgin oil in bowling.

Bowling Glossary: "Leaving Buckets"
If you watch enough bowling, you've seen and heard people talk about buckets. What are they? Here is the definition and an example.

Bowling Myth - You Have to Use a 16-Pound Bowling Ball
The maximum legal bowling-ball weight is 16 pounds. Does that mean all the best bowlers use 16-pound bowling balls?

How to Keep Score of a Bowling Game
An explanation of how the bowling scoring system works, how to add strikes and spares, and why 300 is a perfect score.

How to Score a Game of Bowling - Sample
An explanation of how the bowling scoring system works, how to add strikes and spares, and why 300 is a perfect score. Page 2.

Easy House Shots - Bowling on House Oil Patterns
You may have heard the phrase, “Easy house shot.” But what does it mean? Is any shot in bowling actually easy, especially for a beginner?

Baker Team Competition Format Scoring
The Baker Format is used in many levels of bowling competition, notably collegiate and high-school bowling. The PBA Tour uses it for specific events.

You Know, It Does - Bowling Glossary - Physics and Bowling
A definition of

Why Am I Leaving the 10 Pin? - Right-Handed Bowlers
For right-handed bowlers. The science behind one of bowling's great frustrations - throwing a seemingly perfect strike ball but leaving the 10 pin.

Six Things You May Not Know About Bowling
Many of the aspects of bowling taken for granted by experienced bowlers are complete revelations to beginning bowlers. Here are six things you may not know about bowling.

Bowling Etiquette - One-Pair Lane Courtesy Rule
A quick description of the one-pair lane courtesy rule, predominantly used on the PBA Tour.

Pin Count - Bowling Glossary - Bowling Scoring Pin Count
A definition of a pin count in bowling.

Pete Weber Bowler Profile - Profile of PBA Bowler Pete Weber
A profile of professional bowler Pete Weber, one of the most popular and charismatic bowlers in PBA Tour history.

Bowling Style Types- Crankers, Strokers and Tweeners
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Sean Rash - Profile of PBA Tour Bowler Sean Rash
A profile of professional bowler Sean Rash, known for his high number of revolutions and charismatic nature on the lanes.

Myth - You Bowled a 200, So You Could be a Pro
You had a good game last week. 200, 220, 250, etc. Could you be a pro?

How to Choose the Right Bowling Ball
A tutorial on choosing the right bowling ball for your style and abilities.

Why Do You Have to Wear Bowling Shoes?
Every bowling alley requires bowlers to wear bowling shoes, and it's not just so they can get another couple dollars out of you. It's for the safety of you, the other bowlers and the upkeep of the bowling alley and its equipment.

Why Does it Take 12 Strikes to Reach 300?
A perfect score in bowling is 300. Why does it take 12 strikes to get there when there are only 10 frames?

Bowling Adjustments - Adjusting to Lane Conditions
Simple bowling adjustments that, when applied correctly, will drastically improve your scores.

Lateral Adjustments - Bowling Adjustments - Side-to-side Movement
A quick tutorial on how and when to use lateral adjustments to your advantage.

How Much Should Your Bowling Ball Weigh?
Bowling balls come in many different weights. Which one is right for you?

Out the Window
The definition of throwing it out the window in bowling.

I Can't Buy a Strike
The definition of

Out of the Wood
Defining out of the wood in bowling.

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An index of categories in the

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Tumbler
The definition of a tumbler in bowling.

Channel
The definition of a channel in bowling.

Bowling Styles - Cranker - Bowling Crankers
Bowlers who use a lot of wrist action to put a high number of revolutions and power into their shots are referred to as crankers.

Bowling Styles - Stroker - Bowling Strokers
Bowlers who rely on a smooth, consistent delivery are referred to as strokers.

Parker Bohn III Wins First Career PBA50 Title in Mooresville
Parker Bohn III won his first career PBA50 title in his third event, beating fellow Hall of Famer Pete Weber in the finals of the Miller High Life Classic.

Norm Duke’s First PBA50 Title Comes at The Villages
It only took Norm Duke two events to get his first PBA50 title, winning three matches against Hall of Famers to win the PBA50 Sun Bowl in The Villages.

Amleto Monacelli Wins PBA50 Pasco County Open
Amleto Monacelli won the first event of the 2014 PBA50 season with a victory over PBA Hall of Famer and PBA50 rookie Norm Duke in the title match.

2014 PBA League Draft Recap
After one season in existence, and following re-signing and free-agency periods, each of the eight PBA League teams rounded out their rosters in the one-round PBA League draft.

2014 PBA League Rosters
With one season down, the PBA League teams were forced to rethink their rosters and retool for the second season of PBA League competition. Here are those rosters.

Brooklyn Styles - PBA League
One of last season's playoff teams, the Styles add Tom Smallwood to bolster their chances for 2014.

New York City WTT KingPins - PBA League
The defending Elias Cup Champions add Stuart Williams to the roster in the quest to repeat.

Silver Lake Atom Splitters - PBA League
The Silver Lake Atom Splitters made the highest-profile moves of the offseason, grabbing Wes Malott and Tommy Jones to join the team in the quest for the Elias Cup.

2012 PBA Senior Tour Season
Recaps of every event during the 2012 PBA Senior Tour season, the final season before the name change to PBA50.

Jason Belmonte - Professional Bowler
A collection of information and articles related to 2008-2009 PBA Tour Rookie of the Year Jason Belmonte.

Jason Belmonte - Professional Bowler
A collection of information and articles related to 2008-2009 PBA Tour Rookie of the Year Jason Belmonte.

Sean Rash - Professional Bowler
A collection of information and articles related to 2011-2012 PBA Tour Player of the Year Sean Rash.

Silver Lake Atom Splitters - PBA League
A profile of the Silver Lake Atom Splitters, owned by Chris Hardwick and featuring franchise player Chris Barnes.

L.A. X - PBA League
A profile of the L.A. X, owned by Chris Paul and featuring franchise player Jason Belmonte.

Brooklyn Styles - PBA League
A profile of the Brooklyn Styles, owned by Jesse Williams and featuring franchise player Sean Rash.

Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits - PBA League
A profile of the Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits, owned by LaMarr Woodley and featuring franchise player Osku Palermaa.

2013 PBA Tour Summer Swing
The inaugural PBA Tour Summer Swing was held in late May of 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Motown Muscle - 2014 PBA League Roster
The 2014 Motown Muscle retained Mike Fagan and Mike Scroggins from the previous season while adding Chris Loschetter and Ryan Shafer.

Dallas Strikers - PBA League
The Dallas Strikers of 2014 more closely resemble the roster from the previous season than any other team in the league, making no free-agent acquisitions.

Philadelphia Hitmen - PBA League
The Hitmen lost a big piece in Mika Koivuniemi through free agency, but added two other formidable players in Ryan Ciminelli and Dan MacLelland.

Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits - PBA League
The 2014 version of the Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits features three main from the previous year and the addition of Ronnie Russell.

L.A. X - PBA League
L.A. X only made one free-agent signing during the offseason, but it was a big one in Mika Koivuniemi.

Five Reasons to Attend the 2013 PBA World Series of Bowling V
There are plenty of reasons to attend the World Series of Bowling V, held in late October and early November of 2013. If you're in or near Las Vegas (or are looking for an excuse to go there), here are five reasons to help convince yourself.

How to Generate a Bowling Team Lineup - How Should You Set Your Team's Order?
No matter how many members are on each team in your league, there's a strategy to forming a lineup that will optimize your team's performance.

Five Bowlers Who Will Control the 2012-2013 PBA Tour Season
A month before the 2012-2013 PBA Tour season opens with the World Series of Bowling, I attempt to predict the five bowlers who will excel above the rest throughout the season.

Five Reasons to Buy Your Own Bowling Ball
Do you bowl even moderately often? Have you ever considered purchasing your own bowling ball, rather than using one of the balls on the rack in the alley? Here are five reasons to buy your own bowling ball.

Five Reasons to Attend the 2012 PBA World Series of Bowling IV
If you're in or near the Las Vegas area (or even if you're not), here are five reasons to attend the World Series of Bowling IV, November 2-11, 2012.

Five Reasons to Buy Your Own Bowling Shoes
If you bowl with any level of frequency greater than never, you should buy your own bowling shoes. Here are five reasons why.

Five Bowlers You'll Meet in League
If you've never bowled in a league and are wondering what to expect, here are descriptions of five types of bowling characters common to most leagues.

2013 PBA League Rosters
Following the inaugural PBA League Draft, here are the complete rosters for all eight teams.

Dallas Strikers - PBA League
A profile of the Dallas Strikers, owned by Terrell Owens and featuring franchise player Norm Duke.

Philadelphia Hitmen - PBA League
A profile of the Philadelphia Hitmen, owned by Kevin Hart and featuring franchise player Bill O'Neill.

Motown Muscle - PBA League
A profile of the Motown Muscle, owned by Jerome Bettis and featuring franchise player Mike Fagan.

World Series of Bowling V Television Shows - How They Got There
World Series of Bowling V made 240 bowlers compete for spots on five television shows. Here are those who made it and how they got there.

Bowling Myths - The Truths About Bowling Misconceptions
The truth about some of bowling's commonly held misconceptions.

Seven Things You Need to Know About Bowling
Some things need to be common knowledge to any bowler. Here are seven of them.

Strings of Strikes - Bowling Strikes From 1 to 12
Three strikes is a turkey. What about four strikes? Nine strikes? Learn what to shout after each successive strike you throw.

Oklahoma Open Stepladder Finalists
After four grueling days of seemingly endless bowling, the top five bowlers of the PBA Summer Swing emerged and will compete in the stepladder finals of the

Badger Open Stepladder Finalists
The third five-person field for a stepladder finals at the 2014 PBA Summer Swing includes three major champions, one highly touted rookie and a bowler making

Bear Open Stepladder Finalists
Another day, another top five set to battle in the stepladder finals for a PBA Summer Swing title. After 12 games of qualifying, the top five bowlers who will

How to Calculate Your Bowling Handicap
An explanation on how to calculate your bowling handicap.

How to Clean Your Bowling Ball - Immersion Method - Wipe the Bowling Ball
A step-by-step tutorial on how to clean your bowling reactive-resin bowling ball using the immersion method.

How to Clean Your Bowling Ball (Immersion Method)
A step-by-step tutorial on how to clean your bowling reactive-resin bowling ball using the immersion method.

How to Clean Your Bowling Ball - Immersion Method - Tape Over the Holes
A step-by-step tutorial on how to clean your bowling reactive-resin bowling ball using the immersion method.

How to Clean Your Bowling Ball - Immersion Method - Immerse the Bowling Ball
A step-by-step tutorial on how to clean your bowling reactive-resin bowling ball using the immersion method.

How to Clean Your Bowling Ball - Immersion Method - Let the Bowling Ball Rest
A step-by-step tutorial on how to clean your bowling reactive-resin bowling ball using the immersion method.

Wolf Open Stepladder Finalists Determined
The stepladder finalists for the first of four PBA Tour titles to be decided at the 2014 PBA Summer Swing are set. After 12 games of qualifying, five of the

L.A. X Ousts New York, Awaits Opponent in Finals
Last year's Elias Cup Champions, the New York City WTT KingPins, will not repeat, as they were eliminated by L.A. X in the semifinals of the 2014 Elias Cup

Can Belmonte Clinch Player of the Year at the Summer Swing?
There's been a lot of bowling on the PBA Tour schedule thus far in 2014, but most of it has been PBA League competition. Four individual PBA Tour titles have

How to Bowl Strikes - Watch Your Shot
A step-by-step tutorial on finding the ideal starting position, target, and speed that will help you throw strikes consistently.

How to Bowl Strikes - Adjust Your Starting Position
A step-by-step tutorial on finding the ideal starting position, target, and speed that will help you throw strikes consistently.

How to Bowl Strikes - Practice
A step-by-step tutorial on finding the ideal starting position, target, and speed that will help you throw strikes consistently.

How to Bowl Strikes - Other Adjustments
A step-by-step tutorial on finding the ideal starting position, target, and speed that will help you throw strikes consistently.

Bowling Strikes - Choose Your Starting Position
A step-by-step tutorial on finding the ideal starting position, target, and speed that will help you throw strikes consistently, as well as build a foundation for picking up any spare.

How to Bowl Strikes - Choose Your Target
A step-by-step tutorial on finding the ideal starting position, target, and speed that will help you throw strikes consistently.

Drilling a Bowling Ball - What You Need to Know First
Having a bowling ball drilled specifically for your hand and your game is a vital piece of becoming a consistent, high-scoring bowler. Before you drill your ball though, there are a few things you need to know.

Ryan Shafer - Professional Bowler Profile
A profile of professional bowler Ryan Shafer, a powerful bowler who is one of the few in history to have earned more than a million dollars on the PBA Tour.

PBA Minimum Qualifications for Pro Bowlers
An article on the minimum qualifications required to join the Professional Bowlers Association and how to earn and maintain a spot on the PBA Tour.

How to Join the PBA Tour - Earning and Keeping an Exemption
An article on the minimum qualifications required to join the Professional Bowlers Association and how to earn and maintain a spot on the PBA Tour. Page 2.

Standard Bowling "House" Oil Pattern
A description of the house oil pattern.

PBA Tour Resumes a Week from Today
Next Monday, May 19, PBA Tour competition resumes as the Summer Swing opens with the Wolf Open. Following that event will be the Bear Open, then the Badger

PBA League Re-Signing Period Ends Saturday
As the PBA League moves into its second season (January 1 in Allen Park, Michigan), the summer has been packed with all the excitement, rumors and discussion

How to Hold a Bowling Ball
he most basic way to hold a bowling ball is called the conventional bowling grip.

Parker Bohn III Wins First PBA50 Title in Third Event
PBA50 rookie and PBA Hall of Famer, Parker Bohn III, took all of three attempts to earn his first career PBA50 title in the Miller High Life Classic at George

PBA50 Continues Today in Mooresville
The third event of the 2014 PBA50 Tour season, the PBA50 Miller High Life Classic, continues today at George Pappas' Victory Lanes in Mooresville, North

How to Hook a Bowling Ball - Bowling Instruction - Hooking a Bowling Ball
A step-by-step tutorial on how to hook a bowling ball.

How to Hook a Bowling Ball - Take Your Normal Approach
A step-by-step tutorial on how to hook a bowling ball.

How to Hook a Bowling Ball - Release
A step-by-step tutorial on how to hook a bowling ball.

Hook a Bowling Ball Step-by-Step Guide: Grip the Ball
A step-by-step tutorial on how to hook a bowling ball. Page 2.

How to Hook a Bowling Ball - Swing Your Arm as a Pendulum
A step-by-step tutorial on how to hook a bowling ball.

How to Hook a Bowling Ball - Follow Through
A step-by-step tutorial on how to hook a bowling ball.

Over the Line!
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Gutter Cap
Defining a gutter cap in bowling.

Walled Up
Defining walled-up lane conditions in bowling.

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Norm Duke Wins First PBA50 Title
It didn't take Norm Duke long to prove the hype on the PBA50 Tour. Coming in as a rookie, expectations were understandably high for the Hall of Famer, and now

Bowling-Ball Track Explained - Oil Rings on the Ball
A quick explanation of a bowling ball's track and how it can help you when getting equipment drilled.

Silver Lake Atom Splitters Win Elias Cup
The team everyone feared on paper is the team that emerged victorious in the end. Thanks, paper?

Silver Lake Atom Splitters Earn Spot in Finals Over Philadelphia Hitmen
The Silver Lake Atom Splitters took all six points in their semifinal match against the Philadelphia Hitmen to advance to the Elias Cup Finals.

L.A. X Defeat Defending Champions, Advance to Elias Cup Finals
A tremendous split conversion by Jason Belmonte, followed by three strikes in the 10th by Parker Bohn III, moved the L.A. X into the Elias Cup Finals.

Philadelphia Hitmen Advance to Semifinals over Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits
The Philadelphia Hitmen swept all six points against the Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits in the opening round of the 2014 PBA League Elias Cup tournament.

Dimensions and Layout of the Bowling Pin Rack
The layout and dimensions of a bowling pin rack.

Amleto Monacelli Wins PBA50 Pasco County Open
The 2014 PBA50 season got underway last week in New Port Richey, Florida, with PBA Hall of Famer Amleto Monacelli defeating PBA50 rookie Norm Duke in the

2013 PBA50 Winners - Formerly PBA Senior Tour
All the winners from the 2013 PBA50 season.

Amleto Monacelli - Profile of PBA Tour Bowler Amleto Monacelli
A profile of professional bowler Amleto Monacelli, a trilingual Hall of Famer and two-time PBA Player of the Year.

What Is the Radius of Gyration (RG) in a Bowling Ball?
A quick explanation of what an RG rating is in reference to a bowling ball.

Why Does Bowling Get Harder As I Get Better?
It seems contradictory, but for most people, it's true: as you get better, bowling gets harder. What's going on here? Why is this?

Silver Lake Atom Splitters Win Elias Cup
Led by inaugural Mark Roth PBA League MVP Chris Barnes, the Silver Lake Atom Splitters triumphed over cross-town rivals L.A. X to win the Elias Cup. Jason

Elias Cup Finals Tomorrow on ESPN
Tensions in California will be running high tomorrow as the bitter rivalry between the Silver Lake Atom Splitters and L.A. X pits neighbor against neighbor in

PBA League Continues Sunday on ESPN
At 1 p.m. ET on ESPN Sunday, the Philadelphia Hitmen take on the Silver Lake Atom Splitters for a berth in the finals against the L.A. X. L.A. X eliminated

Bowling - Common Techniques and Styles
There are many different types of bowling styles, and it's often hard to categorize a bowler's method. Here are some of the most common bowling styles.

Traveling With a Bowling Ball
There's been a lot in the news lately about the new TSA regulations in United States airports, so what better time to give you advice on how to travel with a

Revamped PBA League Format
With the third of four quarterfinal matches coming up this Sunday on ESPN, the Elias Cup tournament is well underway. What do you think of the new format?

2009-2010 PBA Season - Recapping the Events of the Professional Bowlers Association
A series of blogs recapping the 2009-2010 PBA season.

Fast Eight
The definition of fast eight in bowling.

Flat Gutters
The definition of flat gutters in bowling.

Loft
The definition of loft in bowling.

Marshall Kent Wins Euro Challenge
Marshall Kent, the collegiate star who has already made two PBA telecasts, triumphed over everyone this past weekend in Munich at the Brunswick Euro Challenge.

PBA League Semifinals Sunday on ESPN
Four teams remain in the PBA League Elias Cup tournament, and one will make its way to the finals this Sunday, at 5 p.m. ET, on ESPN. The defending-champion

Another Major for Jason Belmonte
Jason Belmonte, by winning Sunday's USBC Masters, becomes the first bowler since Billy Welu in 1964 and 1965 to win this event in consecutive years. Belmonte

Pittsburgh vs. Philadelphia Sunday on ESPN
The final opening-round match of the PBA League Elias Cup tournament airs this Sunday, March 23 at 1:00 p.m. ET on ESPN, featuring the Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits

Off the Left
A definition of off the left in bowling.

Sandbagging
A definition of sandbagging in bowling.

Busy Stretch for World Bowling Tour
Immediately following last month's USBC Masters, many of the top PBA Tour bowlers took off for another few weeks of competition throughout the world. In the

Thomas Larsen Wins Second PBA Tour Title
Add another title to the career record of Thomas Larsen, who prevailed this past weekend over Dom Barrett in the Kuwait International Open finals. This is

Position Round
A definition of position round in bowling.

No Televised PBA Bowling This Week
Now that we've gotten accustomed to two hours of highest-possible-level bowling every Sunday, we're going to have to relax for a couple weeks. The PBA will be

2009-2010 PBA Season - Recapping the Events of the Professional Bowlers Association
A series of blogs recapping the 2009-2010 PBA season.

PBA Tour Majors - A Complete History of PBA Tour Major Winners
A complete history of every winner of every PBA Tour major championship.

PBA Tour Awards - Winners of the Major PBA Tour Awards
Winners of the PBA Tour's yearly awards.

2010-2011 PBA Season - Recapping the Events of the Professional Bowlers Association's 2010-2011 Season
A series of blogs recapping the 2010-2011 PBA season.

Bowling Balls - Bowling Ball Cover Stocks
Information on the benefits and downsides of each bowling-ball cover stock.

2010-2011 PBA Season - Recapping the Events of the Professional Bowlers Association's 2010-2011 Season
A series of blogs recapping the 2010-2011 PBA season.

Learn to Bowl - Bowling Instruction, Tips, Hints, and Tutorials
Learn how to throw a hook, pick up spares, and consistently throw strikes through simple instructional tutorials. Designed for the beginner, but also helpful for more experienced bowlers, these tips and hints will turn you into a better bowler.

New York Begins Quest to Repeat With Victory over Motown Muscle
The New York City WTT KingPins defeated the Motown Muscle in the opening round of PBA League competition, earning a berth in the semifinals.

L.A. X Wins Quarterfinal Match Over Brooklyn Styles
Brooklyn won the doubles and trios games, but L.A. captured the singles and Baker team games to win the match and advance to the 2014 Elias Cup semifinals.

Jason Belmonte Repeats as USBC Masters Champion for Third Career Major Title
Jason Belmonte won his third career PBA Tour major title and second of the 2014 season by defeating E.J. Tackett in the finals of the USBC Masters.

Count
A definition of count in bowling.

Half Ten
A definition of a Half Ten in bowling.

Re-Rack
A definition of a re-rack in bowling.

Silver Lake Atom Splitters Eliminate Dallas Strikers in Quarterfinals
The Silver Lake Atom Splitters advanced to the semifinals in the 2014 PBA League Elias Cup tournament by defeating the Dallas Strikers, 5-1.

Dom Barrett is First Englishman to win PBA World Championship
Dom Barrett became the first Englishman to win a PBA Tour major title by winning the PBA World Championship.

Redemption for Ryan Ciminelli in Winning Chameleon Championship
Ryan Ciminelli, after a heartbreaking loss a week before, won the Chameleon Championship for his second career PBA Tour title.

Tom Smallwood Wins Scorpion Championship for Second Career Title
Tom Smallwood won his second career PBA Tour title in the 2013 PBA Scorpion Championship.

Viper Championship is 16th Career Title for Chris Barnes
Chris Barnes won his 16th career PBA Tour title in the 2013 Viper Championship.

Beer Frame
A definition of a beer frame in bowling.

Full Roller
The definition of a full roller in bowling.

Makeable Split
The definition of a makeable split in bowling.

2014 PBA Tour Schedule
The complete 2014 PBA Tour schedule.

2014 PBA Tour Television Schedule
The complete 2014 PBA Tour television schedule.

2014 PBA50 Schedule - Formerly PBA Senior Tour
The complete 2014 PBA50, formerly Senior Tour, schedule.

Kelly Kulick Wins 2013 World Bowling Tour Women's Finals
Kelly Kulick threw the front seven and back four, with a whiffed 10 pin wedged in between, to rout Missy Parkin in the title match of the 2013 World Bowling Tour Women's Finals.

Sean Rash Claims First Career World Bowling Tour Finals Title
After falling short in each of the previous stepladder finals for the World Bowling Tour Championship, Sean Rash used the old strike-more-than-the-other-guy strategy to win the 2013 World Bowling Tour Men's Finals.

Punch Out
The definition of a punch out in bowling.

Pushaway
The definition of a pushaway in bowling.

Jason Belmonte Edges Sean Rash in First PBA Super Clash
Jason Belmonte narrowly defeated Sean Rash in an exciting exhibition match in the first ever PBA Super Clash.

Tripped 4 - Bowling Glossary
A definition of a tripped 4 in bowling.

All the Way - Bowling Glossary
A definition of all the way in bowling.

Strike Split - Bowling Glossary
A definition of a strike split in bowling.

Washout - Bowling Glossary
A definition of a washout in bowling.

Pocket 7-10 - Bowling Glossary
A definition of a pocket 7-10 in bowling.

Mika Koivuniemi - Profile of PBA Tour Bowler Mika Koivuniemi
A profile of professional bowler Mika Koivuniemi, the first bowler to ever make the television finals in all four majors in one season (2010-2011).

2012-2013 PBA Tour Winners
All the winners from the 2012-2013 PBA Tour season.

Wes Malott Makes Case for Player of the Year by Winning Cheetah Championship
Wes Malott had to fight through Clara Guerrero, Pete Weber and Parker Bohn III to win his second title of the season in the PBA Cheetah Championship.

Jason Belmonte Wins Second Career Major, First Tournament of Champions
Jason Belmonte and Wes Malott met in the title match for the third time in the last four majors, each winning one of the previous two. Belmonte edged Malott by a single pin to claim his second career major title and first Tournament of Champions victory.

Brunswick Nexus Solid Bowling Ball Review
A review of the Brunswick Nexus Solid reactive-resin bowling ball.

Sandbagging in Bowling Leagues
You may have heard about sandbagging, but do you know what it is? And have you ever seen it put into action?

Brunswick Nexxus f(P+R) Bowling Ball Review
A review of the Brunswick Nexxus f(P+R) reactive-resin bowling ball.

Brunswick Nexxus f(P+R) Bowling Ball Review
A review of the Brunswick C(System) Versa-Max reactive-resin bowling ball.

Strike Pot - Small-Time Gambling in Your Bowling League
You may have heard your league-bowler friends talk about a strike pot. What are they talking about?

Bowling League Side Game - Poker
A popular side game among individual bowling teams or entire leagues is poker. How does it work?

Bowling on the Burn
In watching or discussing bowling, you may hear the phrase

Bowling on the Fresh
In watching or discussing bowling, you may hear the phrase

Eliminator Competition Format - Settling a Championship With the Eliminator Format
An explanation on the eliminator format of competition, a common method of determining champions on the PBA Tour.

Bowling Concepts Shirt Review
A review of a bowling shirt from Bowling Concepts.

Don't Waste Strikes in Practice - Maintaining a Line to the Pocket
Is it truly possible to waste strikes in practice as so many league bowlers joke from week to week?

Layout - Bowling Glossary
A definition of a layout in bowling.

Oil Spill - Bowling Glossary - Slip-and-Fall Accidents on the Lanes
A definition of an oil spill in bowling.

Bowling-Ball Pin Explained - Top of the Core
A quick explanation of a bowling ball's pin and how it can help you when getting equipment drilled.

Gutter - Bowling Glossary
A definition of a gutter in bowling.

Sprike - Bowling Glossary - Ten-Pin Spare
A definition of a sprike in bowling.

Spare - Bowling Glossary - Ten Pins in Two Shots
A definition of a spare in bowling.

Back Rest - Bowling Glossary
A definition of a back rest in bowling.

Sidewall - Bowling Glossary - Lane Dividers
A definition of a sidewall in bowling.

Mark - Bowling Glossary - Strikes, Spares, Targets and Suckers
Definitions of marks in bowling.

On the Number - Bowling Glossary - Making the Cut
A definition of qualifying on the number in bowling.

Anchor - Bowling Glossary - Last Bowler in a Lineup
A definition of an anchor in bowling.

Off the Sheet - Bowling Glossary - Striking Out
A definition of taking it off the sheet in bowling.

High Flush - Bowling Glossary - A High Flush Strike
A definition of high flush in bowling.

Flush - Bowling Glossary - A Flush Strike
A definition of flush in bowling.

Block - Bowling Glossary - Block of Games
A definition of a block in bowling.

Chop - Bowling Glossary - Chopping a Spare
A definition of a chop in bowling.

Pot Chop - Bowling Glossary - Splitting Prize Money
A definition of chopping a pot in bowling.

Baby Split with Company - Bowling Glossary
A definition of a baby split in bowling.

Out of Bounds - Bowling Glossary
A definition of out of bounds in bowling.

Pick - Bowling Glossary - Knocking Down the Front Pin of a Spare Leave
A definition of a pick in bowling.

Patrick Allen - Profile of PBA Tour Bowler Patrick Allen
A profile of professional bowler Amleto Monacelli, a 13-time winner and 2004-2005 PBA Player of the Year.

Mike Fagan Bowler Profile - Profile of PBA Bowler Mike Fagan
A profile of professional bowler Mike Fagan, a versatile power tweener who won his first major title in the 2012 USBC Masters.

Profile of PBA Tour Bowler Brad Angelo
A profile of professional bowler Brad Angelo, the 2002-2003 PBA Tour rookie of the year.

PBA 2012 Carmen Salvino Classic - April 1, 2012 on ESPN
Andres Gomez entered the finals as the top seed and exited as the champion, defeating PBA Tour veteran Wes Malott in the final match to win his first career PBA Tour title.

2012 Dick Weber PBA Playoffs - April 1, 2012 on Xtra Frame
Norm Duke seemed invincible as he plowed through everyone in his way en route to winning his 37th career PBA Tour title and third title of the season.

PBA Elite Players Championship - April 8, 2012 on ESPN
Jason Belmonte claimed his third PBA Tour title of the season, making him one of the favorites for Player of the Year going into the Tournament of Champions.

2012 PBA Tournament of Champions - April 15, 2012 on ESPN
Sean Rash, who spent the entire season bowling well but never finishing on top, finally earned his first title in five years by winning the season's final major.

Sean Rash Wins 2011-2012 PBA Player of the Year Award - And He Deserves It
Sean Rash was voted by his peers as the 2011-2012 Chris Schenkel PBA Player of the Year, and despite backlash from some, he deserves it.

2012 GEICO PBA Summer Shootout - July, 2012 on ESPN
Team Storm, consisting of Jason Belmonte, Pete Weber and Osku Palermaa, won the PBA Summer Shootout for the second time in three years, narrowly edging Team Brunswick in the finals.

PBA Grand Slam Winners
The ultimate accomplishment in winning major titles on the PBA Tour is completing the Grand Slam - winning each of the four major championships over the course of one's career.

PBA Triple Crown Winners
A bowler who wins each of the three original PBA Tour major titles over the course of his or her career joins the elite club of Triple Crown winners. Here is that club.

History of the PBA50 Super Senior Player of the Year Award
A list of every winner of the PBA50 Super Senior Player of the Year Award in History.

PBA Tour Awards - 2006-2007 PBA Tour Award Winners
All the award winners from the 2006-2007 PBA Tour season.

Dan McCarty Throws Out Ceremonial First Ball During Petraglia Division Finals
Dan McCarty from Best Buddies throws out the ceremonial first ball with a little help from his friend, PBA bowler Sean Rash.

PBA World Championship Johnny Petraglia Division - January 1, 2012 on ESPN
A full recap of the Johnny Petraglia Division Finals, sending winner Sean Rash on to the 2011-2012 PBA World Championship Finals.

PBA World Championship Mike Aulby Division - January 8, 2012 on ESPN
A full recap of the Mike Aulby Division Finals, won by Jason Belmonte to earn a berth in the 2011-2012 PBA World Championship Finals.

PBA World Championship Finals - January 15, 2012 on ESPN
Osku Palermaa won his first career PBA Tour major title by outlasting Jason Belmonte, Sean Rash and Ryan Shafer in the PBA World Championship Finals.

PBA 2012 Viper Open Championship - January 22, 2012 on ESPN
Stuart Williams defeated Ildemaro Ruiz in the finals to earn his first career PBA Tour title.

PBA 2012 Cheetah Open Championship - January 22, 2012 on Xtra Frame
Eugene McCune won the Cheetah Open for the second consecutive year, defeating Pete Weber in the final match.

2012 USBC Masters - January 29, 2012 on ESPN
Mike Fagan won his first career major title, defeating Chris Barnes in the finals of the 2012 USBC Masters.

Chris Paul Invitational - February 5, 2012 on ESPN
Pete Weber, Blake Griffin and Jerry Ferrara dethroned the two-time defending champions in the fourth annual Chris Paul Invitational.

PBA 2012 Chameleon Open Championship - February 12, 2012 on ESPN
Jason Belmonte barely edged his way out of the first two rounds before throwing eight strikes in a row to defeat Sean Rash in the final.

PBA 2012 Scorpion Open Championship - February 19, 2012 on ESPN
Dom Barrett was never in serious jeopardy of being eliminated, staying just behind Sean Rash in the first two rounds, then blowing past him in the finals to win his first career PBA Tour title.

PBA 2012 Ford Ricart Open - February 19, 2012 on Xtra Frame
Scott Newell won three matches to emerge from the stepladder finals with his first career PBA Tour championship.

2012 U.S. Open - February 26, 2012 on ESPN
Pete Weber won three matches, climbing from the number-four seed to the championship in winning his record fifth career U.S. Open.

PBA 2012 Shark Open Championship - March 4, 2012 on ESPN
Despite a perfect 300 from Chris Barnes in the second round, Jason Belmonte found his line for the championship and captured his second title of the season.

PBA 2012 Detroit Open Championship - March 10-11, 2012 on Xtra Frame
Norm Duke blew through his two matches in the finals, defeating Tom Smallwood and Mika Koivuniemi en route to winning his 35th career PBA Tour title.

2011-2012 Mark Roth-Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship - March 25, 2012 on ESPN
Wes Malott and Norm Duke showed the value of experience as they teamed up to win the Mark-Roth Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship.

Bowling Warm-Up Routine - Why You Should Warm Up Prior to Bowling
Why should you warm up before bowling? The importance of being ready to bowl and suggestions on how to do so.

PBA Television Schedule - 2011-2012 PBA Tour Season Tournament Champions
A comprehensive list of all the winners of all the events on the 2011-2012 PBA Tour.

World Bowling Tour Finals - December 4, 2011 on ESPN
A full recap of the 2011 World Bowling Tour Finals, the inaugural championship even for the World Bowling Tour.

PBA World Championship Don Carter Division - December 11, 2011 on ESPN
A full recap of the Don Carter Division Finals, with the winner moving on to the 2011-2012 PBA World Championship Finals.

PBA World Championship Billy Hardwick Division - December 18, 2011 on ESPN
A full recap of the Billy Hardwick Division Finals, with the winner moving on to the 2011-2012 PBA World Championship Finals.

How to Behave as a Spectator at a PBA Tour Event - Bowling Etiquette
Will you be attending a PBA Tour event? How should you behave as a spectator? This brief article gives a few tips on what you should and should not do as a bowling fan.

2011-2012 PBA Competition Points Leaders - Top 20 Bowlers During the 2011-2012 PBA Tour Season
The top 20 bowlers, based on competition points, from the 2011-2012 PBA Tour season.

Why Jason Belmonte Should be the 2011-2012 PBA Tour Player of the Year
Making the case for why Jason Belmonte deserves the 2011-2012 PBA Tour Player of the Year Award over Sean Rash.

Why Sean Rash Should be the 2011-2012 PBA Tour Player of the Year
Making the case for why Sean Rash deserves the 2011-2012 PBA Tour Player of the Year Award over Jason Belmonte.

PBA Tour Awards - 2011-2012 PBA Tour Award Winners
All the award winners from the 2011-2012 PBA Tour season.

2011-2012 PBA Top Averages - The Top 20 Averages During the 2011-2012 PBA Tour Season
The top 20 bowlers, based on high average, from the 2011-2012 PBA Tour season.

Bowling Don'ts - Five Things Not do Do While Bowling
No matter how much fun you're having with your friends, there are some things you should never do while bowling. Here are five of them.

Bowling Sponsorship Tiers and Covered Expenses
Bowling sponsorships are divided into multiple tiers, depending on a bowler's status. Learn more about the tiers and which one might fit you best.

How to Get Sponsored by a Bowling Company
What is a bowling sponsorship? And how do you get one? Learn the basics of what a bowling sponsorship is and how you can apply to get one yourself.

How to Apply for a Bowling Sponsorship
Before you begin touting your greatness to potential bowling sponsors, you should know what they want to see from you. If you can benefit them, they may want to benefit you, too.

How to Form a Five-Person Bowling Team - Bowling Lineup Strategies
What's the ideal lineup for your five-person bowling team?

How to Form a Four-Person Bowling Team - Bowling Lineup Strategies
What's the ideal lineup for your four-person bowling team?

How to Form a Three-Person Bowling Team - Bowling Lineup Strategies
What's the ideal lineup for your three-person bowling team?

2010-2011 PBA Competition Points Leaders - Top 20 Bowlers During the 2010-2011 PBA Tour Season
The top 20 bowlers, based on competition points, from the 2010-2011 PBA Tour season.

Great Moments in League Bowling History - 300 the Fourth Best Achievement of the Night
Despite Barry's 300 game and 800 series, Paul somehow turned the spotlight to him and his incredible feats.

Rock and Bowl - Five Things Not To Do
Five things you shouldn't do during Rock and Bowl to maximize your enjoyment.

Rock and Bowl - Five Things To Do
Five ways to enhance your experience at Rock and Bowl.

Rock and Bowl - Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to frequently asked questions regarding Rock and Bowl, a popular promotion run by most bowling alleys.

Do You Have to be Good to Join a Bowling League?
League bowling has long been a popular recreational sport for people of all ages. But for those who have never competed in a league: do you have to be good to join?

2013 PBA50 South Shore Open - Walter Ray Williams, Jr. Wins Third Title of Season
With his third title of the season, Walter Ray Williams, Jr. all but solidified his second consecutive PBA50 Player of the Year Award.

2013 PBA50 Senior/Super Senior Doubles Classic - Kerry Painter and Tom Adcock Take Title
Kerry Painter and Tom Adcock overcome a pair of Hall of Famers (Wayne Webb and Johnny Petraglia) in the title match to claim the PBA50 Senior/Super Senior Doubles Classic in Decatur, Illinois.

2012 PBA Senior Northern California Classic - Walter Ray Williams, Jr. Wins Second Title of Season
Walter Ray Williams, Jr. won his second title of the season, making him the frontrunner (by a narrow margin) for the PBA Senior Player of the Year Award with two events to go.

2013 PBA50 Miller High Life Mooresville Classic - Lennie Boresch, Jr. Wins Second Career PBA50 Title
Lennie Boresch, Jr. overcame a deficit in the title match against Mike Henry to win his second career PBA50 title.

2012 PBA Senior Decatur Open - Ron Mohr Wins His First Title of the Season
It took Ron Mohr all season, but he finally snagged his first victory after a dominant 2011 in which he won four titles.

2013 PBA50 Pasco County Suncoast Open - Bob Learn, Jr. Wins Second Career PBA50 Title
Bob Learn, Jr. overcame a back injury to plow his way through match play and into his second career PBA50 title.

2013 PBA50 Sun Bowl in The Villages Presented by Hammer - Walter Ray Williams, Jr. Wins Fifth Career PBA50 Title
Walter Ray Williams, Jr. qualified second for the stepladder finals in the second event of the 2013 PBA50 season, then defeated Bo Goergen and Amleto Monacelli to win the title.

2013 PBA50 Greater Birmingham Open - Tom Baker Wins 10th Career PBA50 Title
Tom Baker became the first bowler in history to win 10 titles on both the PBA Tour and PBA50 Tour with his victory in the 2013 PBA50 Greater Birmingham Open.

2013 PBA50 Dayton Classic - Randy Pedersen Wins First Career PBA50 Title
Randy Pedersen won the 2013 PBA50 Dayton Classic for his first career PBA50 title in his debut on the Tour.

2013 Senior U.S. Open - Amleto Monacelli Wins for Second Consecutive Year
Amleto Monacelli, after two runner-up finishes already this season, won the Senior U.S. Open for the second consecutive year.

2013 Senior USBC Masters – Pete Weber’s First PBA50 Title is a Major
Pete Weber won the first PBA50 major in which he competed, taking the Senior USBC Masters title, the PBA50 version of the only major that eludes him on the PBA Tour.

2013 PBA50 Northern California Classic - Walter Ray Williams, Jr. Wins Second Title of Season
Walter Ray Williams, Jr. needed two frames of a roll-off against Pete Thomas in the finals to claim his second PBA50 title of the season and sixth of his career.

2013 PBA50 Treasure Island Resort & Casino Open - Pete Weber Wins Second Title of Season
Pete Weber's second PBA50 title also guaranteed him a spot in the PBA50 TV show at the World Series of Bowling and clinched the PBA50 Rookie of the Year Award.

PBA50 Tour Awards - 2013 PBA50 Award Winners
All the award winners from the 2013 PBA50 Tour season.

2012 PBA Senior U.S. Open - Amleto Monacelli First International Player to Win Senior Tour Title
Amleto Monacelli's first appearance in a PBA Senior Tour major resulted in his first title, making him the first international bowler to ever win on the PBA Senior Tour.

May a PBA Tour Bowler Drink Alcohol During Competition?
May a PBA Tour bowler drink alcohol during competition?

2012 PBA Senior Moorseville Classic - Bob Learn, Jr. Wins First Career PBA Senior Title
Bob Learn, Jr., making only his third PBA Senior Tour appearance, collected his first title by winning the PBA Senior Moorseville Classic.

2012 PBA Senior Don Carter Open - Walter Ray Williams, Jr. Wins Third Career PBA Senior Title
Walter Ray Williams, Jr. continued his impressive start to the 2012 PBA Senior Tour season with his first victory of the year and third of his career.

2012 PBA Senior Dayton Classic - Johnny Petraglia Now Has PBA Titles in Six Different Decades
Johnny Petraglia won his eighth career Senior Tour title and also became the first man to win a PBA title in six different decades.

2012 PBA Senior USBC Masters - Mike Edwards Wins First Career Senior PBA Title
Mike Edwards finished in third place in his first Senior Tour event, but took the title in his second event, going undefeated through the USBC Senior Masters.

Where to Stand When Bowling
Is there a particular place you have to stand while bowling? What are the rules regarding a bowler's starting position?

2012 PBA Senior South Shore Open - Hugh Miller Defeats Rick Minier for PBA Senior South Shore Open Title
Hugh Miller won his first title of the season in the PBA Senior South Shore Open, putting him in contention for the PBA Senior Player of the Year Award.

How to Choose a Bowling Bag
A quick guide on determining which bowling bag is best for you, your arsenal and your game.

Impressions of Touring the Brunswick Facility in Muskegon, Michigan
The kind folks with Brunswick took me through their facility in Muskegon, Michigan. It was fascinating. Here are my first impressions.

2013 World Bowling Tour (WBT) Schedule
The complete 2013 World Bowling Tour schedule.

2013 World Bowling Tour (WBT) Winners
All the winners from the 2013 World Bowling Tour season.

2011-2012 PBA Tour Roster - PBA Exempt Bowlers for the 2011-2012 Season
The complete roster of exempt bowlers for the 2011-2012 PBA Tour season.

Join the PBA Tour - How to Earn a PBA Tour Exemption
An explanation on the multiple ways to earn an exemption on the PBA Tour.

PBA Senior Tour 2011 Recap - Ron Mohr Dominates
Recapping the 2011 PBA Senior Tour, a season known for Ron Mohr's exceptional performance.

PBA TV Schedule - 2011-2012 PBA Season Television Schedule
The 2011-2012 PBA TV schedule. Bowling.

World Bowling Tour - 2011 WBT Winners
All the winners from the 2011 World Bowling Tour.

2012 World Bowling Tour (WBT) Schedule
The complete 2012 World Bowling Tour schedule.

2012 PBA Senior Tour Schedule
The complete 2012 PBA Senior Tour schedule.

2012 World Bowling Tour (WBT) Winners
All the winners and runners up on the 2012 World Bowling Tour.

2012 PBA Senior Tour Winners
All the winners from the 2012 PBA Senior Tour season.

2012 PBA Senior Sun Bowl in The Villages - Lennie Boresch, Jr. Wins First Career PBA Senior Title
Lennie Boresch, Jr., two days before his induction into the USBC Hall of Fame, won the PBA Senior Sun Bowl in his PBA Senior Tour Debut.